Internet has always dealt with a kind of paranoïa because its
double origin: Founded by the DOD (American department of defense)
during the cold war, used in the early 70's by the most libertarian
thinkers such as Hakim Bey, Ted Nelson. This topos based on virtuals
networks has always feeded the most paranoïd fantasm of the
government and the most anarchistic communities. This double aspect may
be the basis of all acts on internet.
That's why all act on internet are politicals acts !
To define 'in media situ':
bureau des délations 2" 10.2007 "Second Life
becoming a video game but a layer of ppur world. It is concentrating
our dark side, fear, violence bad behaviour. All the avatars are under
surveillance. So I decided to create on an ironical way a denonciation
office !" This
project was performed at the 3th arrondissement of
Paris at Hôtel d'Abret, during "La Nuit Blanche 2007" in
between October 6 and 7. (in
-"Le Bureau des délations"
In our times when Security is becoming the first priority instead human
right, Paranoïd behaviour is the best human tools to control
This project was performed at the 4th arrondissement City hall of
Paris, during "La Nuit Blanche" in between October 1st and 2nd. (in
Today the world wild web is not anymore a space of freedom but a huge
shopping mall ! This is our Hyper Bazaar where also words and language
has became a new merchandise (Google addwords). That's why Nomemory
website directly linked to the web context and has also evolved to this
way as an e-shop dealing with off-line net art object (on ironical way
Hyper commercial context has brought a new kind of pop culture based on
hyper consumerism and virtual consumerism (You can buy on the web
products which are existing just on a virtual way and are becoming real
through your visa card payment...)
-"Fumer tue" 09.2003.
In France the governement is puting sticker on cigarette box with this
sentence "Smoking is killing":
We reproduce this sticker to change the message, use this new one to
cover your french cigarette box !
war !" 03.2003.
altavista translation from the french version:
"This war is the first example of launched war on a purely preventive
basis by a Member State of G8 whereas a process of pacification and
disarmament was in hand... The most powerful nation and richest in the
world launched a violent ultra operation with the total nuisance of the
international community against a poor country, victim of a
dictatorship and a total embargo of more than ten years and this under
cover of a quasi religious discour developing the "combat against the
axis of the evil", "the combat against the devil"... These speeches
archaic have integrist relans and one could wonder whether one does not
enter a new crusade. Then a question comes me : Which is the Holy Land
"Jerusalem" was produced in January 2001. It originally dealt with two
webcams focusing on the East and West side of the Jerusalem wall:
one shooting from the Palestinian side and the other from the Israeli
But at the beginning of the year 2001, the two brothers fought again.
The Israeli blew up the Palestinian radio and TV station on January
19th, 2002 : the images from the Palestinian webcam were disconnected
at the same moment:
And the other side disappeared from the piece, because the webcam
belonged to the Israelian TV station, they wanted to censor
Today, you can see the piece without the webcams images.
South Africa: What is the common language today ?
This space is dedicated to the austrian artist who want to protest
against the new nazi government of Jorgen Hayder !
This project is against any violence, any war. It is not supporting any
serbian position and specially Milosevic attitude regarding violence
and horror made by his army on minority.
This project is against NATO violence, it is against serbian barbarism,
Milosevic facsism and all fascism and integrism. This project is
dedicated to innocent victims...
A black screen was puted instead the homepage on may 1st 1999. They
were linking each other and forming a worldwild webring as a black hole
during 24h00: Over 500 websites have participated to this project.
- "Contrat de vente de net art" 1998.
To create an agreement to sell imaterial art such as net art ! (in
This agreement was the first to be used by a museum to buy net art for
their permanent collection (1998): Fondation Cartier pour l'art
contemporain. Paris France. read this !
Then it was used in USA by the Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive
to buy "24h00" on 1999 for their permanent